DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/05/2017    Duedate: 01/18/2017

DAYLA KIV ARENA

DM-74    TURN-600

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

RAVANA
WRATHMEN (544)
(74-4589) [8-1-0,109]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

TANE                           RAVANA
ARGONAUTS (542)                WRATHMEN (544)
(74-4543) [18-3-0,105]         (74-4589) [8-1-0,109]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

JAKARTA FAIR                   ARDIA LI
ARGONAUTS (542)                SAND DANCERS (251)
(74-4544) [15-5-1,83]          (74-4600) [9-2-0,75]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

LAW DOGS (545)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. LAW DOGS (545)              54
2. WRATHMEN (544)              26      ARGONAUTS (542)
3. ARGONAUTS (542)             22      Unchartered Team
4. THE FIVE LIONS (549)         0
5. SAND DANCERS (251)         -14      WRATHMEN (544)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*WRATHMEN (544)             8   1  0 88.9   1/ 3*LAW DOGS (545)           10  4 0
 2/ 2*LAW DOGS (545)            14   5  0 73.7   2/ 2 SAND DANCERS (251)       10  5 1
 3/ 3 ARGONAUTS (542)          377 269 26 58.4   3/ 1 ARGONAUTS (542)           9  5 0
 4/ 4 SAND DANCERS (251)       %1368 %1497 47 47.7   4/ 4*WRATHMEN (544)            3  0 0
 5- 5*THE FIVE LIONS (549)       3   4  0 42.9   5- 5*THE FIVE LIONS (549)      3  4 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     It wasn't Hanval the Claw as expected, sports fans, but the fair Madame U-Tana 
that took the challenge of fighting your champion last cycle. As in our previous 
bouts, she stood no chance. She at least parried one blow, but that was it. I'm 
thankful she survived the beating she took--my war hammer has a mind of its own at 
times-- but I have no desire to take life, having all ready done so. 
     In previous issues of this rag I've written about my career that began twenty 
long years ago, and brought you up to this point. Now I'm delighted to report with 
this turn my personal trial comes to an end. If I merely survive the round, I will 
have achieved my goal at last, so says my lovely and talented manager, Medea (she 
wanted me to say that), who says she's figured out the formula for immortality. 
     Yes, win, lose or draw I will be getting my invitation to the Isle, lands, a 
title, etc. and I so look forward to it. So, in this my next to last round who shall I 
meet? Will it be Ravana? Perhaps. I was surprised to see her take down my teammate, 
Shewish Horror last turn. She has earned the shot. 
     We'll see; it matters not to me, for I am--

                                          --Jakarta Fair
                                            Champion of Dayla Kiv 597, 598, 599

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, DAYLA KIV?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  Later days, ARGONAUTS, since LAW DOGS 
took top team from you this turn, you guys are old news.  Of course, we're all 
terribly impressed to see PARSIFAL MOSAIC win a fight and gain 23 points, terribly.  
Tsk, tsk, SHEWISH HORROR beat KRENSHEW and KRENSHEW lost 11 points.  You're breakin' 
my heart.  And it's out with the old, in with the new, as RAVANA takes the Title and 
last week's bar tab from the old Duelmaster.  Heh, heh.  The Crystal Wheel, humph!  
I've tasted better ale at mortuaries.  Where do they get this stuff?  From DAYLA 
KIV's trash dumps?   
     My mother always told me, 'If you don't have anything nice to say, start 
talking.' I loved that woman.  What's the big D?  ARGONAUTS was the most avoided 
team?  Bunch of lily livered... grumble... mumble... curse...  And it looks like LAW 
DOGS avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me. 
Hmph.  Ooh, I'm frightfully impressed, TIOGAN CROW was this turn's most challenged 
warrior.  Watch that ego swell, sports fans.  Looks like time for laurels or hemlock, 
TIOGAN CROW was challenged by RUSTY SABITCH, who was ranked 26 points below him.  
Well, ok, the upstart knave (where've I heard that before?) won this match and gained 
25 points to boot!  Ha ha ha, TIOGAN CROW.   
     Some people like volunteer work in the hospitals.  I volunteer for DAYLA KIV's 
morgue.  More variety.  Honor is like a chainmail shirt, it only shines through use.  
Certain nameless cowards will doubtless rebuke me on this one.   
     There's got to be a better place in DAYLA KIV to get a drink than The Crystal 
Wheel!  Any suggestions?  Just wait 'till next time I show up here, I won't be so 
nice!  So nyaaah!  I see the crowds are getting restless, I must leave now-- Snide 
Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RAVANA 4589                   8   1  0   109       WRATHMEN (544)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TANE 4543                    18   3  0   105       ARGONAUTS (542)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JAKARTA FAIR 4544            15   5  1    83       ARGONAUTS (542)
 ARDIA LI 4600                 9   2  0    75       SAND DANCERS (251)
 SHEWISH HORROR 4586          11   3  0    74       ARGONAUTS (542)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PELDAN DJIAN 4579            13   9  0    55       SAND DANCERS (251)
 RUSTY SABITCH 4596            4   0  0    53       LAW DOGS (545)
 KRENSHEW 4601                 7   3  0    51       SAND DANCERS (251)
 PARSIFAL MOSAIC 4607          4   1  0    50       ARGONAUTS (542)
 TIOGAN CROW 4580             11  11  1    45       SAND DANCERS (251)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RED KOGAN 4540                8  19  0    43       SAND DANCERS (251)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ATTICUS PINSCHER 4597         3   1  0    33       LAW DOGS (545)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JACK MCCHOW 4595              4   0  0    23       LAW DOGS (545)
 PERRO MASON 4598              3   1  0    21       LAW DOGS (545)
-ZED 'MIA'S SON' 4622          1   1  0    16       THE FIVE LIONS (549)
-GREY THE LION KING 4620       1   0  0     9       THE FIVE LIONS (549)
-MIA THE LIONESS 4623          1   0  0     6       THE FIVE LIONS (549)
-MAYA 'LION'S BLADE 4624       0   2  0     2       THE FIVE LIONS (549)
-ALISSA YOUNG LION 4621        0   1  0     1       THE FIVE LIONS (549)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
INTANGIBLE REX 4619     0  4 0 ARGONAUTS 542        TALL SHARO-SKA        600  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Zed -- Nice adjustment and good win.  Grats, though you could have taught me 
something! -- Perro

Bunch of stand ins...  Bah.

Traveling Tinker -- My, oh, my!  I hope you didn't drink any water after our fight.  
It would've leaked out of all those holes I cut into you.  HAR, HAR.  By the knots in 
my beard, I'm so funny. -- Tane

Ravana -- What's a Master in decisiveness worth if I can't get the jump?  Not much is 
my answer. -- Shewish Horror

Mia the Lioness -- Time to look for a new job.  Oy! -- I. Rex 

I feel so left out.  Didn't mean to be last turn, but it kinda worked out. -- P. 
Mosaic

Hanval the Claw -- They make stand-ins sign contracts on what armor to wear?  Oh, the 
bureaucracy.  Where's that stand-in lawyer when you need him? -- J. Fair; Your 
Champion. 

Madame U-Tana -- There's no getting at the knots in m'beard.  It's a tangled mass of 
hair and things best left unsaid.  And it's too close to m'face.  I'm tired of 
parrying with my face. -- Tane 

Cowardly Cutpurse -- Cowering is in your contract?  Good grief, does that contract 
state when you can eat, sleep, use the outhouse?  How litigious is this place? -- P. 
Mosaic 

Happy 600th Birthday Dayla Kiv Arena -- Medea and the Argonauts

ROAR!  Sorry, got excited!  I am Emmra Alagorn, Daughter of Lions and newly appointed 
manager of the five Lions.  3 wins, 4 losses, not bad but next time, Grey the Lion 
King, a little more excitement will be much appreciated.  As for the other fighters, 
not just mine but you all did great. -- Emmra Alagorn

Urgh!  Agah you beat me again.  Jack McChow, it's official, I can't best you nor do I 
hate you but instead, congrats the better warrior. -- Maya, Lion's Blade warrior of 
the Five Lions

Do we get a prize, or at least a party, for still being here on turn six hundred? -- 
Arenamaster Dernal and the Regular Crew

Huh, correct me if I'm wrong, but it looks like three out of sixteen fights did NOT 
involve standbys?  We're going to demand bonus pay. -- Arenamaster Dernal

Tane -- You do?  Well, it's too bad you aren't female, but still, we might have a brew 
together. -- Pelis the Old

OKAY!  Five and oh against the standbys!  Doesn't matter that all we fought were 
standbys, we did GOOD here. -- the Sand Dancers

Shewish Horror -- Of course not.  If we stick around long enough--and we do, 
generally--we ACCUMULATE tough. -- Peldan Djian

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

INTANGIBLE REX was dealt death by TALL SHARO-SKA in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
RUSTY SABITCH devastated TIOGAN CROW in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
SHEWISH HORROR overpowered KRENSHEW in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
JAKARTA FAIR was devastated by RAVANA in a exciting 1 minute one-sided Title fight.
TANE devastated HANVAL THE CLAW in a popular 1 minute bloody uneven brawl.
ARDIA LI beat HANVAL THE CLAW in a crowd pleasing 4 minute gory brawl.
RED KOGAN was handily defeated by PARSIFAL MOSAIC in a 1 minute uneven melee.
PELDAN DJIAN won victory over DARSAL THE FALSE in a 2 minute gory duel.
PERRO MASON vanquished SHAMELESS BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
ATTICUS PINSCHER overpowered DASHO THE CLAWS in a popular 1 minute uneven match.
JACK MCCHOW overpowered SHAMELESS BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         PARRY-STRIKE       1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         SLASHING ATTACK    2 -   0 -  0     100  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         AIMED BLOW        20 -   5 -  0      80  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         LUNGING ATTACK     9 -   3 -  0      75  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         TOTAL PARRY        4 -   2 -  0      67  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         BASHING ATTACK    15 -  10 -  0      60  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         WALL OF STEEL      4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         STRIKING ATTACK   28 -  21 -  0      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   7 -  1      36  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   4 -  0      20  |

Turn 600 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

AIMED BLOW         3 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         5  STRIKING ATTACK
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  AIMED BLOW     
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         2  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  LUNGING ATTACK 
                              BASHING ATTACK     0 -  2         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  0     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  RAVANA 4589                 8   1  0  109 WRATHMEN (544)
AIMED BLOW       TANE 4543                  18   3  0  105 ARGONAUTS (542)
BASHING ATTACK   JAKARTA FAIR 4544          15   5  1   83 ARGONAUTS (542)
LUNGING ATTACK   PARSIFAL MOSAIC 4607        4   1  0   50 ARGONAUTS (542)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
The overall popularity leader is JAKARTA FAIR 4544.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was ARDIA LI 4600.  The ten other most popular fighters were TANE 4543, RUSTY 
SABITCH 4596, RAVANA 4589, PELDAN DJIAN 4579, ATTICUS PINSCHER 4597, SHEWISH HORROR 
4586, PARSIFAL MOSAIC 4607, PERRO MASON 4598, JACK MCCHOW 4595, and INTANGIBLE REX 
4619.

The least popular fighter this week was RED KOGAN 4540.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were JAKARTA FAIR 4544, KRENSHEW 4601, TIOGAN CROW 4580, INTANGIBLE REX 
4619, JACK MCCHOW 4595, PERRO MASON 4598, PARSIFAL MOSAIC 4607, SHEWISH HORROR 4586, 
ATTICUS PINSCHER 4597, and PELDAN DJIAN 4579.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

JAKARTA FAIR (74-4544) ARGONAUTS (542)

                                CHALLENGES AND AVOIDS

To clarify:  You issue Challenges to warriors, but Avoid teams.  
To Challenge, write that warrior's name and ID# in the space provided. 
To Avoid, write the team's name and Team ID in that space. 
Make sure you include the ID!

                             * * * * *   MEMO  * * * * *

From:       The Office of Accurate Census Reporting, Gladiatorial Commission
To:         All Managers

In the interest of preserving our natural resources and preventing managerial writer's 
cramp, the census form has been eliminated, effective immediately.  Managers may 
register their warriors' races and/or favorite sayings by simply writing them on a 
separate piece of paper and submitting them to the Commission.  Each warrior may have 
up to 15 favorite sayings.  Each saying must be categorized Jeer, Gloat, Boredom, Ouch, 
Victory and may be up to 70 characters long.  For any questions, please contact the 
Gladiatorial Commission.